Timeform pick out their best back, lay and smart stat bets on Monday…
“…he is clearly in excellent form and should go close…”
Timeform on Arabic Culture
Arabic Culture – 16:45 Wolverhampton
Arabic Culture has a good record at Wolverhampton (three-time course winner) and arrives on the back of two excellent efforts which suggest another success is just around the corner. He was beaten only a neck at Newmarket and was then unfortunate to bump into an unexposed three-year-old when finishing runner-up at Newcastle last time. He is clearly in excellent form and should go close.
Neff – 14:00 Plumpton
Neff was a fair handicapper on the Flat and made a successful hurdles debut at Fontwell in October. However, he ran only to a similar level when runner-up at Ascot and, while he sets the standard on form, he may struggle to give 7 lb to hurdles debutant Endlessly, who has won both starts since undergoing a wind operation and since joining Olly Murphy. Endlessly appeals as the type to make his mark in this sphere.
Democratic Oath – 15:15 Musselburgh
£23.88 – Gordon Elliott's profit to a £1 level stake with bumper debutants
Gordon Elliott is known as someone whose debutants run well in bumpers, so it's perhaps surprising you'd have made a level-stake profit backing such horses. Elliott sends Democratic Oath to Musselburgh and he is of obvious interest representing such a powerful yard, and the four-year-old son of Stowaway will also have the benefit of champion jockey Richard Johnson in the saddle.
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